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Events news (updated 14 Jun 2022)

This page notifies recent additions and changes to events – both our own and selected external events. To keep up to date, you should also check the Notices page, where other news is reported....

Sale of Exe Island booklet

A copiously illustrated booklet* was published by the Devonshire Association to accompany the Exe Island Seminar, held at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM) on 30 April 2022. Entitled The History of Exe Island,...

Notices (updated 28 April 2022)

This is the place for notices and short news items that will be of interest to members of the DA. You may also wish to look at the Events news page where new events...

Annual Conference, Bideford 2022

After two years during which we were forced by COVID to hold our meetings online, we are pleased to announce that our 2022 Annual Conference and AGM will be held at the Royal Hotel...

President’s Symposium, May 2022

The subject of our 2022 Symposium is Devon in 2050 Hosted by our 2021-22 President, Dr Robin Wootton PhD, FLS, Hon. FRES, it was held on Saturday 14 May 2022 at Petroc College, Tiverton....

South Devon Branch reports: 2020-21

In September 2019 fifteen lucky members of the Branch visited the Port of Teignmouth. For our first talk of the season John Allan, DA’s president, gave us an excellent summary – with many fascinating...

Bideford Branch report: 2021

By mid 2020 and without live meetings, it was absolutely imperative that urgent efforts to continue activities for Branch members should be made. After getting the ‘nuts and bolts together,’ the Autumn-Winter season kicked...

Exeter Branch Report: 2021

Our Covid-curtailed programme began in March when Dr Sue Andrew gave a superb online talk on the enigmatic motif of three hares, which can be seen carved into oak bosses in 15th century Devon...